Latest Rail News
Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-03) and Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin vowed to fight to preserve $133 million in federal funding for the Englewood Flyover, a linchpin of the CREATE rail modernization program that will reduce Metra delays, create 1,450 jobs and boost long-term economic growth. The proje ...
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority has announced that it has successfully negotiated the purchase of Los Angeles Union Station from Catellus Operating Limited Partnership for $75 million. The direct purchase includes 38 acres of land and 5.9 million square-fee ...
Canadian Pacific Railway has been notified by the Canadian Auto Workers union that the Memorandum of Settlement reached on February 5, 2011 by CP and the CAW has been ratified by the membership. The renewal collective agreement, which covers Canadian Pacific's mechanical services emplo ...
A new pedestrian grade crossing system is being activated at eight stations on the Metra Union Pacific West Line on March 1, 2011. The Another Train Warning System is part of a $132 million project that aims to improve the flow of commuter and freight traffic on the heavily used line, as well as ...
Iowa Mold Tooling Co. Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, has named John Field as the company's new product manager of material handling. Field brings to the position more than 25 years of experience in product application support and material handling systems. "We are excited t ...
The weekend of Feb. 25-27 the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority will continue its efforts to rebuild the Metrorail system by upgrading its track and infrastructure systems. As a result of this critical work, trains on the Red, Orange, Blue, Yellow and Green lines will single-track f ...
The Association of American Railroads recently told the Surface Transportation Board that the current rail economic regulatory framework is a success for both railroads and their customers. Testifying at a hearing to review regulatory exemptions for certain types of rail traffic, AAR President a ...
24 February 2011

BNSF

President Obama named BNSF CEO Matt Rose, AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka and United Food and Commercial Workers' Secretary-Treasurer Joseph Hansen to the White House Council on Jobs and Competitiveness. The three join a long list of mostly business executives and bankers on the council. ...
The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio approved an agreement between PUCO, Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway Company and the City of Twinsburg authorizing W&LE to install flashing lights and gates at two grade crossings in Summit County. W&LE will install the upgrades at the Can ...
24 February 2011

NJ Transit

NJ TRANSIT Executive Director James Weinstein has announced plans to unveil at the March 9 Board of Directors meeting a new initiative that will provide the public with a measurement of how the corporation is performing. The upcoming "Scorecard" initiative will use metrics to ...
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